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📄 Currently Recruiting - Gardener - Aged Care Facility (Redcliffe)


This volunteer opportunity will help to maintain the garden throughout our lovely aged care facility.

We have a small garden but very proud of it and also well used by the residents. The gardener has an essential role in keeping our plants alive, keep the garden tidy, talk to the residents about the plants in the garden, assist the residents in planting new plants/shrubs and give suggestions on what plants to purchase. We are looking for a gardener that has the patience to work with the residents and has a wealth of knowledge about plants

Redcliffe BlueCare Aged Care Facility has 96 wonderful individuals in residence. Ensuring the safety and comfort of these individuals fall into the caring hands of our 120 staff. You will be a part of this small community whose main goal is to enrich the lives of the people in the community. As part of the team you will come home knowing that you have made a difference ( no matter how small) in the life of our residents.

Location:

91 Anzac Avenue, Redcliffe 4020

Tasks involved include:
Keep the plants alive
Talk to residents about the plants in the garden
Assist the residents in maintaining the garden
Keep the garden tidy
Advise the Service Manager on what plants to purchase

This is a great opportunity to:
- Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference
- Enjoy social interaction with others
- Do something new and different 

Skills Required:
Knows about plants
Green thumb

Requirements:

▪ Disability Worker Screening check, 

▪ Australian Federal Police check, 

▪ Flu Vaccination,

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination

Other Information:
- Smart casual dress standard
- Hygiene and role specific Personal Protective Equipment PPE is provided
- Access to staff kitchen facilities available
- Access to staff restrooms available

This role is accessible for people using:
▪ a wheelchair or mobility device
▪ accessible toilets

UnitingCare values diversity in our organisation and we have some principles in place that will help to promote both inclusion and access.  If you have any other accessibility requirements, please discuss these at the time of interview.